Mitch Frank

Mitch Frank

News Editor

About

Mitch Frank joined Wine Spectator as associate editor in 2005 and serves as news editor for the magazine and WineSpectator.com.

Frank previously worked at Time magazine, where he covered American politics and global affairs. He has published two books for teenage readers: Understanding September 11th and Understanding the Holy Land. Since 2010, he and his family have lived in New Orleans. When he's not tasting wine, Mitch loves great food, great music, and watching the New York Mets break his heart.

Möet Hennessy Buys Napa's Joseph Phelps Vineyards
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Möet Hennessy Buys Napa's Joseph Phelps Vineyards

The multinational luxury corporation has purchased a Napa icon, home of Insignia

Jun 29, 2022
Napa Valley Makes Way for Microwineries with New Ruling
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Napa Valley Makes Way for Microwineries with New Ruling

Plus, Jackson Family Wines expands to Washington State and remembering wine legends Franco …

Jul 31, 2022
No, Your Wine Is Not Packed with Sugar
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No, Your Wine Is Not Packed with Sugar

A U.K. anti-alcohol group cries out that wine is full of sugar and calories, but their …

Jun 30, 2022
Haut-Brion Auction for a Cause Raises $6.23 Million
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Haut-Brion Auction for a Cause Raises $6.23 Million

Prince Robert of Luxembourg opened his cellars to raise money for his PolG Foundation to …

May 23, 2022
Updated: Bordeaux 2021 Futures Prices and Analysis
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Updated: Bordeaux 2021 Futures Prices and Analysis

Pauillac first-growth Mouton Rothschild leads the latest batch of en primeur releases. …

May 20, 2022
Prince Robert de Luxembourg Auctions Wines Straight from Haut-Brion's Cellars for a Cause Close to Home
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Prince Robert de Luxembourg Auctions Wines Straight from Haut-Brion's Cellars for a Cause Close to Home

The Sotheby's sale of rare collectibles—Haut-Brion, La Mission Haut-Brion and other top …

May 18, 2022
Jack Cakebread, Photographer Turned Napa Vintner, Dies at 92
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Jack Cakebread, Photographer Turned Napa Vintner, Dies at 92

The owner of an auto repair shop and a freelance photographer, Cakebread found a second …

May 1, 2022
Brad Pitt Sues Angelina Jolie Over Château Miraval
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Brad Pitt Sues Angelina Jolie Over Château Miraval

Plus, EU rejects new health warnings on alcohol and Léoville Barton owner Anthony Barton …

May 31, 2022
Study Suggests Red Wine Reduces COVID-19 Infection Rates
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Study Suggests Red Wine Reduces COVID-19 Infection Rates

Red wine is linked to lowered risk of infection, plus researchers find a reason for hope in …

Apr 30, 2022